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Re: Montessori Art Teachers

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Lauretta A. Hendricks-Backus (lhb.edu)
Sun, 31 May 1998 07:54:43 -0500


>Integration of subjects is a big "buzz" word in our district. Classroom
teachers seem to always call the shots. However true integration goes both
ways not just one way.
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>Retta
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>At 04:15 PM 5/30/98 EDT, you wrote:
>>Are there any of you out there( Montessori Art Teachers)? My school is
>>changiing and I feel I'm loosing the essence of my art theme. I'm being
>>told I have to relate all art to their science, math, nature notebooks, etc.
>>themes. But no one is talking about art for art sake. I need help to explain
>>that a combination is a better approach. Can anyone help me? I feel like
>>they've taken away my creative powers. Gail
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